File:DC_Phillott.jpg|thumb|Portrait in Felsted School c. 1906
Lieutenant-Colonel '''Douglas Craven Phillott''' (28 June 1869 - 11 September 1930
[[https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/33663/page/7456/data.pdf London Gazette 21 November 1930. p. 7456]]
) was a British army officer who served in India and later as Consul in Persia. A scholar of Urdu
, Persian language|Persian
and Hindustani language|Hindustani
, he published numerous translations of literary and historical works. He was also interested in falconry and wrote a translation of a Persian treatise on the subject.
Phillott was the third son of Henry Rodney Phillott of the Indian army and Lilias Syme and was born in Cambridge
He went to school in Felsted School
in Essex from 1874 to 1878 before received commission to the Indian army on January 14, 1880 and later trained at Sandhurst. He...